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List of famous wrestlers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top wrestlers in the world? This includes the most prominent wrestlers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable wrestlers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic wrestlers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned wrestlers.

These people, like Karl Malone and Stacy Keibler include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known wrestlers to the lesser known wrestlers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the wrestler field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous wrestlers ever?" and "What are the names of famous wrestlers?" then you're in the right place. (1165 items)
Stacy Keibler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Danny Bonaduce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestler, actor, and television presenter. Regarded as one of the ...more

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Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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David Arquette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Bret Hart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler and amateur wrestler, currently signed to WWE where he works as a backstage producer. While at ...more

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Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Rob Van Dam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Steve Borden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Stone Cold Steve Austin ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Christy Hemme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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